Byline: The Register-Guard
Tickets on sale for annual Senior Holiday Dinner
Tickets are on sale now for the 28th annual Senior Holiday Dinner scheduled at 1 p.m. Dec. 25 at the Hilton Eugene.
Senior citizens older than age 62 may attend the dinner, which is coordinated by Lane County's Human Services Commission on behalf of Lane County's Board of Commissioners.
Approximately 700 seniors are expected to attend the full turkey dinner that includes entertainment, dancing and door prizes. Transportation to the dinner, which must be scheduled in advance, can be arranged when purchasing tickets.
Tickets are $5 per person and must be purchased in advance by Dec. 15 at either the Willamalane Adult Activity Center in Springfield (736-4444) or the Campbell Senior Community Center in Eugene (682-5318).
Contributions from individuals and businesses are needed to make the event possible. Monetary donations should be mailed directly to Lane County Human Services Commission at 125 E. Eighth Ave., Eugene, OR 97401. (Please note "Senior Holiday Dinner" with all donations.) Door prizes also are needed for the event. These can be in the form of gift certificates or merchandise.
Volunteers provide critical support for the event. Volunteers are needed to provide seniors with transportation to and from the event. Most seniors attending the event live within Eugene-Springfield. The event needs other volunteers to serve as host-hostesses, servers and greeters. …